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ALEI

Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 (All day)
Doubletree Hotel
Please save the date for the upcoming Ag and Environmental Law Conference at the Doubletree Hotel in Annapolis. Check back for speakers, an agenda, and conference website over the summer. To register for the event go here: http://aleiconference2016.eventbrite.com To see last year's presentation,...

Ag Labor Webinar: Complying with the I-9 Process

Monday, Jun. 22, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online Event
Photo by Edwin Remsberg Complying with federal and state labor laws can be complicated matters for not only agricultural producers but any business operator. One aspect of federal labor law is verifying the individual is eligible to work in the United States. On June 22, Dr. Shannon Ferrell,...

Common Labor Issues with CSAs

Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Your Computer
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend one of the featured webinars focused on drafting better membership agreements and addressing common labor law issues. The webinars are free but registration is required. The webinars are...

CSA Contracting Webinar

Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Your Computer
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend one of the featured webinars focused on drafting better membership agreements and addressing common labor law issues. The webinars are free but registration is required. The webinars are...
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend one of the featured webinars focused on drafting better membership agreements and...

When Can the Government Enter Your Farm?

Farmers are challenged daily by a variety of external factors: fluctuating markets, the unpredictability of Mother Nature, and perhaps the most challenging of all: the vast, ever changing array of local, state, and Federal laws. Every new law has the potential to bring a new government inspector...
Community Supported Farm (CSA) operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend a workshop focused on drafting better membership agreements and addressing common labor issues...

State Review of Environmental Impacts Could Result in Mineral Leasing Opportunities in Maryland (EB-418)

Starting in 2007, many western Maryland landowners saw increased oil and gas leasing as gas companies further developed the Marcellus Shale which contains one of the largest known natural gas reserves in the world. The Marcellus Shale is adjacent to a large energy market in the East Coast. The...
The Maryland agricultural community is facing a diverse and complex set of legal challenges, but experts with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) now have a better understanding of...

Is Hanging a "Beware of Dog" Sign a Good Idea?

Note: This blog is not a substitute for legal advice. When dealing with dogs (or any domesticated animal), an owner may face potential liability for injuries caused by his/her dog. Many of you often wonder if hanging a “Beware of Dog” sign and good idea? Does hanging the sign admit that you believe...

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